Mike Plesset, Sr. Research Fellow
and CMER’s Statistician

Michael Plesset did undergraduate and graduate work in mathematics.  Mike has had over 60 years’ experience in applied mathematics, statistics, and computer software and hardware.  He worked in technical and management positions at the Cal Tech Jet Propulsion Laboratory for 19 years, where he was Director of Computing and Information Systems. He later worked at The Aerospace Corporation, a non-profit corporation providing technology consultation to the U.S.Air Force, and three early stage companies in the personal computer industry. He developed a Monte Carlo technique for solving complex problems with multiple statistical variables. He has testified as an expert witness on computer matters in two cases in U.S. Federal Court. He lives in San Gabriel, California with his wife Shu Mei.